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Religious autobiographies

Author: Gary Comstock; C Wayne Mayhall
Publisher: Australia ; Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, [2004]. ©2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"Gary L. Comstock's Religious Autobiographies moves beyond presenting the major religions as abstract worldviews. By documenting stories from people representing a diverse and multicultural cross-section of religions, this intriguing text portrays religion as a lived experience. It is the only religious anthology now available that carefully balances the powerful voices of both men and women."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Comstock; C Wayne Mayhall
ISBN: 0534526411 9780534526412
OCLC Number: 53404817
Description: xxv, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What is religious autobiography? --
Author's autobiography --
What is religion? --
Lakota Sioux: Mary Crow Dog --
John Fire Lame Deer --
Druidry: Philip Carr-Gomm --
Emma Restall Orr --
Hinduism: Gopi Krishna --
Shudha Mazumdar --
Zen Buddhism: Thich Nhat Hanh --
Satomi Myodo --
Creation spirituality: Matthew Fox --
Layne Redmond --
Judaism: Judith Magyar Issacson --
Samuel Heilman --
Honduran Catholicism: Padre Carney --
Elvia Alvarado --
African American Protestantism: Benjamin E. Mays --
Bessie Jones --
Islam: Jalal Al-e Ahmad --
Zaynab al-Ghazali.
Responsibility: Gary L. Comstock, with C. Wayne Mayhall.
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Includes spiritual biographies of both men and women from a variety of religious traditions within a multicultural context.  Read more...

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Part I: ABOUT RELIGIOUS AUTOBIOGRAPHY. 1. What Is Religious Autobiography? 2. What Is Religion? Part II: RELIGIOUS AUTOBIOGRAPHIES. 3. Lakota Sioux. John Fire Lame Deer. Mary Crow Dog. 4. Druidry. Read more...

 
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